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    November 28, 2012
    11:00 - 11:35pm PST  

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you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. round one wasn't so bad. but the worst is yet to come. the new timetable for when the next storm will arrive. good evening. i'm dana king. >> i'm allen martin. ken bastida has the night off tonight. we have team coverage of the storms headed our way. first, paul deanno. >> one down, two to go. the next two are gonna be the big ones. a lot of rainfall heading our
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way, but not tonight. here is our high-def doppler. can't find a drop of rainfall. here's what to expect. we will be rain-free all the way through tomorrow afternoon. but then here comes the heavy stuff. the heavy stuff will arrive from the north and we'll all be tapping into that heavy rainfall by friday morning. look at these rainfall totals. that yellow color you see in the north bay, that's five inches of rain by saturday evening. that's only round no. 2. we still have round no. 3 after that. total rainfall? we're talking 6 to 9 inches in portions of sonoma county. 5 to 9 inches for marin and alameda, including oakland. 3 to 6 inches of rain by sunday. we'll talk about when the sunshine is going to come back, coming up in just a few minutes. elizabeth cook is in the part of the bay area that was the wettest today. liz? >> reporter: dana, i'm in marin
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county where today the area got between one and two inches of rain. we're equating the series of storms to a boxing match. today we took a few hits and ended up okay. but this was just round one. if you had to get in a car today, chances are, your ride looked a lot like this. >> it was pouring down rain. >> reporter: high winds and downed power lines kept pg&e crews busy. in saratoga, this 28-foot section shut down traffic on thelma avenue and knocked out power to 200 homes. same story in pacifica. seven outages this morning left 1200 homes and businesses in the dark for hours. >> we're the first guys to get the winds. it comes right off the ocean. usually it's a little more gusty than what you'd get over the hill or even in san francisco. we're like the front line as far as that's concerned. >> reporter: in san francisco, large pools of water forced public works to shut down a
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stretch of the great highway. if you were flying out of sfo today, ouch! delays of up to three hours and dozens of arrivals and departures were cancelled. in concord, people kept their feet to the ground. or sand. they loaded up on sandbags. >> we have this station available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, which is new for the city. >> reporter: but there was a light at the end of this soggy tunnel. a rainbow in san jose, signaling round one was done. marin county typically gets hit the hardest during one of these big storms. now people who live in this area and across the bay area are bracing for round two tomorrow night. live in marin county, elizabeth cook, cbs 5 eyewitness news. and up in tahoe, they got a mix of rain and snow today. when all is said and done, ski resorts at lake level and above could get several feet of snow. of course, you can get high-def
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doppler radar for your neighborhood anytime. go to cbssf.com/weather. the mother of a bay area teenager is begging anyone who knows anything about her daughter's murder to come forward. the 16-year-old and her 15-year- old best friend were gunned down in oakland this weekend. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers talked to the mother tonight. >> reporter: tonight it's quiet on this block of minna street. a teddy bear, flowers and the flicker of candlelight, the only sign that something tragic happened here just days ago. >> these girls did not deserve to be like this, laid in the street, gunned down. >> reporter: the girls were best friends. 15-year-old raquel gerstel and 16-year-old bobbie sartain. no one knows what they were doing here in east oakland early sunday morning. but just before 6 a.m., bursts of gunfire, round after round, unloaded, hitting the girls and riddling nearby cars. a friend of raquel's family who did not want to be identified said neighbors comforted the teens as they laid die. >> covering them with blankets
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to make sure they were okay. holding her hand until the paramedics got here. >> she was my best friend. >> reporter: bobby's mother was still grieving her son's suicide, which happened a few months ago, when she found out about her daughter's murder. she said bobbie sartain left home saturday night and lied about where she was going. the next time she saw her was when she identified her body. >> i wonder why she lied to me. if you have children out there, be sure you know where they're at. >> reporter: police are still searching for answers in this case. they do not have any suspects and are asking the public for help that could lead to an arrest. the girls' families say finding the killers could be their only chance for closure. in oakland, christin ayers, cbs 5. and he would be only in his sophomore year of high school, but today a 15-year-old
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faced a judge accused in a violent san jose crime spree. adonis muldrow did not enter a plea during his brief appearance. muldrow is accused of murder with special circumstances. attempted murder of a peace officer. and other charge. he will be charged as an adult. >> you're talking a crime spree of epic proportions and i think the d.a. had no choice but to treat him as an adult. >> police say muldrow's partner in crime is 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks. the pair are accused of killing a man while trying to steal his car, shooting at a san jose police officer and four robberies. one of the men involved in an infamous california kidnapping will not be getting out of prison anytime soon. 61-year-old fred woods was denied parole today for the 13th time. back in 1967, he and brothers richard and james schoenfeld hijacked a school bus in
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chowchilla, then buried the 26 students and the driver in their van, intending to hold them for ransom. well, the victims escaped when their captors fell asleep. to this day, some of them are still shaken. >> i remember being the last one out of that van. i looked down in the hole and they said, go in there. i said no. they said, if you don't go in there, you'll never see your mom and dad again. >> they still are a threat to me. i relive those moments. i feel more scared now. i feel scared all over again. >> all three kidnappers received life sentences. richard schoenfeld was released on parole in june. he now lives with his mother in mountain view. they are accused of plotting unspeakable attacks against the united states. but soon, dozens of guantanamo
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bay detainees could be headed here to stay. >> reporter: it could mean the beginning of the end for guantanamo bay. dianne feinstein, the head of the senate intelligence committee, asked for a study four years ago and got the report this month. 166 detainees in guantanamo bay could be housed safely in american prisons, according to a federal report released today. senator feinstein concludes that president obama's controversial plan to move detainees to the u.s. could work. she says 373 people, charged or convicted of terrorism, are already held in u.s. facilities without security problems. and the report says the defense department has room for more. >> guantanamo is a real stain on our country's image abroad. >> reporter: university of san francisco law professor peter is shooting a film project on the detention center. he's been to guantanamo and interviewed dozens of former
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inmates. he said moving the detainees stateside would make a difference. >> it could make the difference and maybe finally they will get a trial. >> i think americans would be on edge. >> reporter: but some people say the prospect of bringing terrorists to the u.s. pours salt into deep wounds of 9/11. >> the aftermath feels fresh, even though it's been years, and to have them, in essence, living on the same soil, it's just uncomfortable. >> reporter: the report says guantanamo bay detainees could be held in six facilities that are only half full and the centers would have to be modified first to improve security but the report doesn't say how. well, president obama says he hopes to have a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff by christmas.
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invest fors apparently shared his optimism and stocks closed higher. congress must reach a compromise on the deficit reduction plan by the end of the year. otherwise, tax hikes will automatically kick in. talk about a power lunch. president obama and mitt romney, who will dine at the white house together tomorrow afternoon. this will be the first time they have met since their final debate. the meeting will be private. no aids and no media. armed with guns and sledgehammers, the daring bay area jewelry heist that took 75 seconds to pull off. well, that and $7 will get you a cup of coffee. what's so special about starbucks' new brew? a $580 million jackpot is up for grabs tonight. now california wants in on the action. how soon until you can play powerball? ,,
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sledgehammers, hit a bay ara jewelry store. it happened in los gatos. c5 reporter kiet they were in and out in a flash. two thieves waving guns and sledgehammers hit a bay area jewelry store. it happened in los gatos. kiet do shows us just how quickly they struck. >> reporter: for employees at this fine jeweler's, the surveillance video captured the longest 75 seconds of their
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lives. >> did you think you were going to die? >> it crosses your mind, you know. i was just waiting for him to shoot me. >> reporter: they didn't want to show their faces on camera, but they described two men bursting into the store yesterday afternoon wearing masks and armed with semi automatic pistols. the first robber went right for the safe. the other one went straight for the high-end jewelry cases, smashed out the glass with a sledgehammer and scooped out the rings into a plastic trash can he brought with him. the crooks knew to use a sledgehammer. look closely. you can see a customer refusing the robber's orders to get down. instead, she hovered over the stroller to protect her two and a half month old infant. >> protecting her child. she was protecting her child, because the glass was flying. >> reporter: employees say the men had several layers of clothing over their body armor and spoke english with deep voices and heavy accents.
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with their arms full, they bumped into each other, dropping jewelry on their way out the door. they were in and out in 1 minute 15 seconds. the crime is highly unusual for los gatos, one of the safest cities in the area. >> it's only a matter of time before they're caught. >> reporter: we're live here at a parking lot just four blocks away from the crime scene. this is where the police found one of the getaway cars. they think the men got into another getaway car. this is at the entrance to the creek trail on miles avenue. police say if you saw anything strange or suspicious here yesterday at noon, give them a cool. >> the women in the store said they detected thick accents from these robbers. were they able to determine possibly what kind of accent? >> reporter: they know exactly what kind of accent but the police department asked them not to tell the media, because they want to try to keep a lot of those details just in case
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they find those guys, they can match it up and get a stronger case. >> okay. gotcha. kiet do, thank you. the bean counters at starbucks are smiling tonight. that's because the chain just rolled out its most expensive coffee ever. the new brew retails for $7 a cup. that's for the grande, a medium. >> is that something you would buy? >> no, not at all. >> well, right now, the big- ticket brew is only available at a few dozen stores up in the pacific northwest. starbucks does plan to take it nationwide by the end of the year. >> that's not even a latte. >> $7, i could make a whole pot. >> you're gonna need this money. the powerball money can buy
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the starbucks coffee. but there are two winning tickets on this powerball. >> two. and they're not in california. $580 million up for grabs, a record jackpot. the winning ticket sold in arizona and missouri. people have been on a ticket- buying spree for days. as i say, not in this state, though. juan fernandez tells us when we may get in on that powerball action. >> reporter: for lotto players, at the always busy blue bird liquor in hawthorne, the news of powerball coming to california was a sweet surprise. >> would i play? absolutely. my sisters play for me in texas. >> reporter: many hearing for the first time that california will soon be joining the 42 other states in the big-money jackpots by april of next year. >> powerball! powerball is going to be the bang. i'm telling you. >> reporter: she already considers herself lucky and can't wait to play. >> i'm glad it's coming here. it's a wonderful thing. i think we deserve a chance to
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get it too. >> reporter: according to california lottery officials, final regulations are being hammered out with the multi- state lottery association. >> we have to make sure that the rules and regulations apply to california, that we're not somehow getting in the way with california laws and policies and procedures and so forth. >> reporter: playing powerball will be very similar to playing mega millions, except one play cost $2 instead of $1. the big draw is that the minimum jackpot starts at $40 million and grows from there. >> $40 to start? can you imagine? >> reporter: the state says it will also benefit from powerball, bringing in anywhere from $90 to $120 million a year in sales to californians. >> people are just... >> the odds of winning tonight's jackpot? one in 175 million.
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they say you're more likely to be struck by lightning or elected president. unless you're mitt romney. you're odds are a lot higher. >> and that didn't even work out. >> $200 million, chip is off the table. once it's $400 million, i'm in. speaking of being struck by lightning, we're not gonna see lightning, but look at this shot from marin. that is the gorgeous shot right there. we're dry in the city. i don't care what the weather is doing. this city is absolutely gorgeous? high-def doppler, a lot of you would argue that this is gorgeous too because there's no rain on it. how much rain by sunday? a minimum of five for san rafael. but the higher end of the spectrum would be about a half a foot for many of you. it is possible between now and sunday, most of it falling on friday, saturday and sunday. that means a lot of snow in the
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mountains. the trick is the snow level is high, 7,000 feet. but many ski resorts will enjoy one to two feet of new snow. for now, we are surrounded by flood watches but none for us yet. so let's talk about this, because every day i'm looking for something to change, and the reason why all this heavy rainfall will not come here. i have not found a change. all of this moisture is trapped, consolidating, throwing it like a fast ball right toward the bay area. and it's going to keep hitting the same spots over and over again. we're looking at several inches of rainfall over about a two or three-day period. all of this rain is heading towards the bay area. it really begins tomorrow evening into the overnight hours. urban flooding, yes, pretty likely. small stream flooding pretty likely. river flooding not likely, because this is november. this is happening early this year and we're not gonna see big rivers flooding because the
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rivers are running so low currently. they can take this much rainfall. that's a good thing. mid 60's tomorrow. livermore, 65. san francisco, 63. fremont, 63 tomorrow. all of this rain friday through sunday. we finally clear out on monday. and next week looks very dry. kind of a cool picture outside i want to show you of the moon, but something also next to the moon. that star is actually not a star. that's jupiter. if you get a chance to head outside tonight, maybe really early tomorrow morning, jupiter is hanging out with the moon. having a party in the sky. >> very cool. well, travel in style for just $1. the new way to get from the bay area to l.a. and beyond. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,, ,,
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a new report in the british some runners may be running themselves into an early grave. a new report in the british journal "heart" studied more than 50,000 people over three decades. the finding suggests that running may be bad for your health if you do it too fast, too far and for too many years. among long-time runners, the study found no mortality benefit to running more than 20
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to 25 miles a week. >> don't wanna run? well, how about ride? soon you'll be able to get from san francisco to los angeles for less than the price of a pack of gum. a new express bus service is rolling into the bay area. it's called megabus. all tickets will be a buck at first. otherwise, most seats range from $5 to $9. the double-decker buses will run to and from san francisco, oakland, san jose, sacramento, l.a., and reno. >> it's about us trying to make bus travel sexy again. >> we can't all be flying first class. >> service starts december 12. would you vote barry bonds into the hall of fame? the only vote that counts on the quarterback is jim harbaugh. we'll tell you how he voted, next.
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his starting quarterback for well, just in case you're out of the country today, jim harbaugh shows his starting quarterback for sunday's claim -- chose his starting quarterback in st. louis. >> i plan to start collin and prepare him to make that start against the rams. i feel sometimes like i stand
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up here and talk to you, and i can read your eyes. maybe you think i'm holding back. i'm not giving you something that's not there. i've given you everything that's there. i've explained it very well. >> well, the numbers only add to the confusion. they are very comparable. but at least harbaugh has two good choices. he could be coaching the new york jets. the radars's mcclain was a complete bust. he never lived up to the hype and eventually lost his job this year. mcclain missed practice for who the raiders called an issue, but it appears to be more than that. he says he's just waiting on his papers. the raiders would not elaborate on the situation. but look for mcclain to get those walking papers tomorrow.
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barry bonds was officially placed on the hall of fame ballot. the home run king, 75% voted him into the hall of fame. because of his connection to performance-enhancing drugs, this is expected to be the most debated ballot. >> i don't intend to vote for any of the steroid social club or whatever you want to call it. >> we still don't know yet all the stuff about what was going on in the steroid era. it's possible we may discover that more than half the players were using substances in most years, in which case that would frame my decision a lot differently than if i think it was just 5%. the aggies beat the broncos 80-78 in overtime. shot of the day.
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you cannot be serious! a blind backwards shot that falls. wisconsin falls to virginia 60- 54. i'm telling you, if i was his agent, i would say, go to the store, the nearest one you can, and play powerball! for $500 million. >> too late. >> if you're making shots like that. what? did somebody win? >> i hope he doesn't have an agent. >> wait a minute. paul astutely pointed out it doesn't have to be $520 million. it's probably $20,000. >> i gotta watch our newscast more closely. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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our next newscast is tomorrw he just called me bro! >> bro? >> get a powerball ticket! go right now! ( band playing "late show" theme ) >> from new york, the greate in the world, it's the "late show" with david letterman. tonight...

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